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Apple Unveils iPhone 12 – Features A14 Bionic Chip, 5G, Flat-Edged Design, Much More

Apple Unveils iPhone 12 – Features A14 Bionic Chip, 5G, Flat-Edged Design, Much More

Apple today unveiled the 6.1-inch iPhone 12, which features a faster A14 Bionic chip, a new flat-edged design, 5G support, a dual-lens rear camera system, new colors, and more.

Key features of the new iPhone 12 include:

  • A new 2532×1170 resolution Super Retina XDR Display with a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, Dolby Vision, and HDR10 support
  • A new flat-edged design that is 11% thinner, 15% smaller, and 16% lighter than last year’s base model iPhone 11
  • The same six-core A14 Bionic chip that debuted in the new iPad Air last month
  • 5G connectivity
  • MagSafe wireless charging system with magnets for precise alignment on the back of the iPhone.
  • An all-new blue color, as well as black, white, green, and (PRODUCT)RED
  • A new dual-lens rear camera system with 12-megapixel Ultra-Wide and Wide lenses and a 7-element lens
  • 4x better drop performance

MagSafe will offer high-powered wireless charging and an all-new ecosystem of accessories that easily attach to the iPhone, including cases, chargers, car mounts, and more.

iPhone 12 models offer the most 5G bands on any smartphone, with the broadest 5G coverage worldwide. Models in the US support millimeter wave, the higher frequency version of 5G, allowing the iPhone 12 to reach speeds up to 4Gbps, even in densely populated areas. iPhone 12 models also feature Smart Data mode, which extends battery life by intelligently assessing 5G needs and balancing data usage, speed, and power in real-time.

The iPhone 12 features an all-screen Super Retina XDR displays that stretch further to the edges, with systemwide color management for industry-leading color accuracy. It delivers a 2 million-to-1 contrast ratio for true blacks, and immersive HDR viewing experience for high-definition video, photos with more detail, providing nearly twice the peak brightness of the iPhone 11.

It has an industry-leading IP68 rating for water resistance up to 6 meters for up to 30 minutes and is protected against everyday spills, including coffee and soda.

The advanced camera system features the Ultra Wide camera and a new Wide camera with an ƒ/1.6 aperture, providing 27% more light for low-light photos and videos. It offers Night mode and faster-performing Deep Fusion on all cameras — TrueDepth, Wide, and Ultra Wide — for improved photos in any environment.

Brighter pictures and better contrast is now available for photos shot in low-light settings with Night mode, and more texture and less noise in Deep Fusion photos. Smart HDR 3 uses ML to intelligently adjust the white balance, contrast, texture, and saturation of a photo for remarkably natural-looking images.

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini will be available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB models in blue, green, black, white, and (PRODUCT)RED starting at $799 and $699, respectively. Customers can also get iPhone 12 for $22.87 a month or $549 with trade-in and iPhone 12 mini for $18.70 a month or $449 with trade-in from apple.com, in the Apple Store app, and at Apple Store locations. iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary).